Friday, 7 December 2018

Christmas Collection


Hello and welcome to our latest designs from our Christmas Collection....


CHRISTMAS COLLECTION 





FROSTINE
FROSTINE
Frostine is 6.5"high and created from mohair in a snowy white which I have tinted to an off white. She is dressed in a pale blue antique silk taffeta fringed jacket.Trimmed with antique lace embroidered motifs and finished with a vintage glass button.Frostine also wears a ballet style tutu skirt made from vintage lace and net petticoat with pale blue satin vintage french ribbon.
Her slippers are made by ourselves from antique pale blue velvet and trimmed with antique glass buttons.She wears a tinsel headband of vintage flowers with glass button.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 RESERVED


EVANGELINA
EVANGELINA

Evangelina is 3.25" high and created from pale honey mohair.This tiny angel bear is wearing a antique chiffon dress with vintage net petticoat.Trimmed with vintage flower and antique metal beads.Her wings are wired with tinsel and sparkly beads.Evangelina wears pink felt slippers hand stitched and made by ourselves.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

SNOOZY

SNOOZY

Master Snoozer is 3.5"high and created from genuine antique mohair in faded cinnamon.
He wears a vintage flannel brushed cotton striped nightshirt.Trimmed with the tiniest antique mother of pearl buttons and his snoozing hat which is removable.
Master Snoozer wears antique grey velvet slippers handmade by ourselves.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED




ST FRANCIS
ST FRANCIS

St Francis is 3" high and created from mohair in taupe.I have further tinted and aged his fur.
Our tiniest sized traditional vintage style miniature bear.He wears a vintage french religious blue enamel charm with silk ribbon.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1ADOPTED

FORRESTER
FORRESTER

FORRESTER



Forrester is 3.5"created from antique mohair in old gold colour.He wears jersey shirt with tiny buttons and hand dyed moss green wool trousers held up with tiny braces with brass buttons.
While harvesting Christmas trees Forrester  has found a woodland mushroom home and takes shelter from the snow!
The mushroom house is created from vintage red wool and long pile plush lined with pleated silk.
I have embellished the markings using antique lace motifs.
Inside the walls of the little fungi house are lined with vintage 1940's christmas paper.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


End of Show
Thank you for visiting should you wish to adopt any of the designs please contact me by email.

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

or you can message me on facebook.

 Christmas Wishes 
Paula
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Friday, 30 November 2018

Christmas Collection 2018 coming soon..........



Hello,
We look forward to sharing our latest designs with you next week in our Christmas Collection.
Hope that you will join us next Thursday evening on our blog.

Christmas Collection
6th December 2018
at 7.30pm UK time.

All good Wishes
Paula 
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Thursday, 25 October 2018

Halloween & Autumn Collection

Halloween & Autumn Collection

Welcome to our latest collection of Halloween & Autumn designs.........


MINERVA

MINERVA
Minerva is 3" sized bear but measures 4" to tip of her witches hat.
She is created from hand dyed mohair in a light blackberry colour.
Minvera wears a antique black lace dressed lined with vintage silk taffeta.
This is has trimmed of gold lame lace and antique jet black button.
Minerva has antique velvet shoes made by ourselves 
 with a matching witches hat with brass buckles.
She carries a nimbus 2000 broomstick perfect for halloween.
Limited Edition 1/1 One Off ADOPTED

WEASLEY WIZARD

WEASLEY WIZARD
Weasley Wizard is a 3" sized bear but measures 4"to tip of his wizard hat.
Created from quality German mohair in golden brown.
Weasley Wizard wears a dark green cloak with frilled collar in vintage fabric.
His hat is made from antique velvet with antique metal and pearl button trim.
This tiny wizards shoes are hand made from dark green leather.
He comes with his own wooden wand from Ollivanders.!
Limited Edition 1/1 One Off RESERVED

BABY BOO

BABY BOO
Baby Boo is 3" high and created from hand dyed German mohair in pumpkin orange.
He is one of our very tiniest sized bears.
Baby Boo wears a antique cream lace collar and black silk ribbon.
Trimmed with black glass antique buttons.
Limited Edition Number 1 of 2 ADOPTED

ARLETTE
ARLETTE
Arlette is 3.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in maple leaf red.
She wears a matching red cotton skirt with silk leaf trim and golden yellow floral motifs.
Arlette is wrapped in her lambswool fringed scarf which I have hand dyed a pale lemon.
She has our hand made shoes in red soft suede hand stitched with leather soles.
Limited Edition 1/1 One Off ADOPTED

MISTER SQUIRREL

MISTER SQUIRREL
Mister Squirrel is 3.5" high and is created from antique mohair in bright rust red.
He has a white chest panel in a silk plush with a fluffy soft brown alpaca tail.
Mister Squirrel wears our own little vintage leather shoes made by ourselves.
He wears a tiny acorn charm with green vintage ribbon.
Limited Edition Number 1 of 3 NUMBER 1 is ADOPTED


ZARINA

ZARINA

ZARINA

Zarina is 15" high and created from vintage mohair & wool and soft alpaca tail.

Zarina is one of our larger sculpted animal doll designs with sculpted face.
Her eyes are dark brown tawny glass.
She is fully jointed with wired limbs and paws.
Airbrushed in red rusty amber tones with darker brown paws.
This mamma fox wears a vintage folk dress made from a original 1970's dress in this same style.
I made a smaller version of it using the same print for a boho look.
This cotton print is in warm autumnal shades with flowers and fauna on black background.
With a black velvet inset yoke with vintage lace bell shaped sleeves.
Silk ribbon at waist and vintage velvet flower head dress.
Zarina wears tan vintage velvet shoes which are again sculpted hand stitched with leather soles.

Zarina has taken some considerable time to make and is part of our series of characters in this size.

We have previously created a fawn, panda and bunny in this size more animals are being imagined! 

LIMITED EDITION 1/1 One OFF ADOPTED


Thank you for visiting we hope you have enjoyed our latest collection.

Should you wish to adopt any of our designs please contact us for more details and availability.
email info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.
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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Halloween & Autumn Collection .....Coming soon

Hello

We have busy in the studio making some good magic spells and a few new designs.
You are welcome to join us on Tuesday 23rd October at 7.30pm to view them here our blog.




Halloween & Autumn Collection
Tuesday 23rd October
7.30pm

Warmest wishes 
Paula 
x

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Vintage Teddy Bear Collection


Vintage Teddy Bear Collection


Hello welcome to our latest collection of vintage style teddy bears.......


OLD BINGO

OLD BINGO

Old Bingo is 4.5" high and created from genuine antique mohair in faded gold.
Old Bingo fur is quite worn and aged and he has loved away worn places.
German glass eyes and a loose neck joint and sparcely stitched black nose.
His foot pads have also worn in places.
Limited Edition of 2 Number 1 ADOPTED

STAR SAILOR 

 STAR SAILOR
Star Sailor is 3.5" high created from soft cream alpaca & black mohair.
One of our very tiny sized bears in shoes.
German glass eyes with black stitched nose.
This baby panda wears a vintage cream sailor top trimmed 
with antique crown button and navy blue trousers.
Star Sailor wears our trademark black leather shoes which are handmade by ourselves.
Limited Edition Number 1 is ADOPTED of number 2 RESERVED, no:3 available for order.


AGNETHA

AGNETHA
Agnetha is 3" high and created from hand dyed magenta colour mohair.
She is a boho gypsy queen and wears a hand dyed vintage 
embroidered waistcoat over a scalloped edge cotton dress also hand dyed.
German glass eyes with a black stitched nose.
Agnetha has vintage flower headdress and a antique bead necklace with vintage gold charm.
Her vintage purple velvet shoes are hand made by ourselves.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


ISABEAU

ISABEAU
Isabeau is 3"high and created from aged cream mohair.
She wears a silk satin gown with antique lace and silver french ribbon.
German glass eyes with pale apricot thread stitched nose.
Isabeau has a silk bonnet with antique velvet for get-me-not flowers,fine net silver ribbon & feathers.
She also wears a tiny silver antique bead necklace.
One of our very tiny bears wearing our trademark vintage leather shoes
 which are hand stitched and made by ourselves.
Limited Edition Number 1 is ADOPTED Number 2 is Available for order.


 MARMADUKE

MARMADUKE
Marmaduke is 3"high and created from German mohair in old gold.
I have further aged and hand tinted his fur.German Glass eyes with faded black stitched nose.
He wears a antique silk velvet waistcoat with linen back and tan vintage cotton trousers.
Marmaduke wears our vintage leather shoes in old tan.
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED
One Off.


PHINEAS

PHINEAS
Phineas is 3" high and created from geniune antique mohair in faded cinnamon colour.
German glass eyes and black stitched nose.
He wears hand dyed embroidered vintage waistcoat and velvet trousers.
Phineas has our trade mark vintage leather shoes in a soft beige.
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED
ONE OFF

END OF SHOW

Thank you for visiting should you wish to adopt any of the designs please contact me by

Email: info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.

All good wishes 
Paula & Simon 
xx








Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Coming soon ...........Vintage Teddy Bear Collection


Coming soon to our blog..........

Hello we are busy in the studio creating some new designs for our next collection.



Vintage Teddy Bear Collection
Wednesday 5th September
7.30 pm uk time.


Warmest Wishes 
Paula & Simon 
X



Friday, 6 July 2018

Welcome to our Summertime Collection.....


Welcome to our Summertime Collection.......



Master Bird Song

Master Bird Song

Mister Bird Song stands 7" high and created from hand dyed mohair in a faded warm gold.
Wearing a antique embroidered coat in a pale blue and navy silk.
This is beautiful antique fabric is from a Chinese coat and is hand embroidered with flowers leaves and tiny birds.Trimmed with navy silk satin and is removable.
Mister Bird Song wears our handmade navy blue velvet shoes which are embellished with the antique buttons from the same Chinese silk jacket.
One of a kind Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

NEPTUNE

NEPTUNE
Neptune is 4.5" high and created from hand dyed sea green mohair
I have over aged and tinted his fur in places to give him a vintage appearance.
He wears a matching hand dyed ribbon.
One of a kind
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

ALBION


ALBION
Albion stands at 4.5"high and created in hand dyed mohair in taupe brown mohair.
He wears a vintage cotton sailor top made from a old sailor shirt.
Navy blue trousers again using a vintage fabric.
Albion wears our hand made shoes in black leather hand stitched with leather soles.
He wears a antique hallmarked silver engraved anchor charm.
One of a kind Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

BATHSHEBA

BATHSHEBA
Bathsheba stands 3.5" tall and is created from hand dyed lilac mohair.
She is dressed as a boho gypsy queen inspired by my love of vintage clothing.
She wears a antique velvet fringed jacket with vintage ecru lace skirt.
Trimmed with antique silk ribbon vintage flowers and antique glass gilded button.
One of a kind Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

HORACE

HORACE
Horace stands at 3.25" created from dark taupe mohair. One of our very tiniest bears.
He wears vintage wool striped blazer with cream vintage flannel trousers.
Horace wears a handmade boater which he can remove.
His vintage cream leather shoes are a new size for this tiny bear.
Hand stitched with leather soles.
One of a kind Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

DELORA

DELORA
Delora stands at 3" created from ash blonde mohair.
She wears a antique embroidery anglaise cotton summer 
dress.Trimmed with vintage ribbon and flowers with antique floral charm.
Delora wears our hand made shoes in vintage cream leather a new size for this tiny bear.
One of a kind Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

NERINA

NERINA

NERINA
Nerina measures 3.25" high without her mermaid tail created from hand dyed mohair.
She is a miniature bear and can be taken out of her mermaid tail.
She measures 4.5" in length when wearing her mermaid tail.
Nerina wears a leather and antique sequinned mermaid tail and shell bikini top.
Her mermaid headdress from antique sequins very tiny shells.
Nerina comes with her pretty antique shell box which she reclines against or can sit inside.
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED

END OF SHOW
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Thank you for visiting our Summertime Collection.
Should you wish to adopt any of the designs please contact me by email or message me on facebook.

Warm sunshine wishes
Paula & Simon
xx

info@paulastrethill-smith.com